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Myth: It’s hot. It’s dry. It’s earthquake weather.

ShakeOut_CA_JoinUs_851x315You’ve heard people say it: “It’s hot today! It’s earthquake weather.”

That’s an earthquake myth. There is no correlation between earthquakes and certain types of weather. Earthquakes begin miles below the region affected by surface weather, according to earthquakecountry.org.

People tend to notice earthquakes that seem to fit a pattern and forget the ones that don’t.

Learn more about earthquake safety at www.shakeout.org/california and don’t forget to participate in the Great California Shakeout at 10:16 a.m. on October 16, 2014.

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